Based on the Psychological Capital theory from the field of positive psychology and using a combination of poignant imagery, profound quotes and powerful questions, these Positive Transformation Cards will help you, or your client, to face life changes.
Imagine you are at a crossroad in your life. You are unsure about one of the choices you’ve made. You are preparing to take a step in a different direction, at the risk of losing the sensitive equilibrium of established habits. Perhaps you have already begun your transformation and don’t yet know if you will ever reach that light at the end of the tunnel. What resources must you find within yourself? How can you decide which to use ? These Positive Transformation Cards will accompany you on a journey of positive transformation. They will summon and activate the Mindful HERO within – the one full of hope, confidence, resilience and optimism, the one who will act NOW!
Positive Transformation Cards
Research has discovered four specific psychological characteristics (optimism, hope, resilience and confidence) that increase our ability to handle problems efficiently, that cause us to use past successes as the foundation of our thinking, and that enable us to project ourselves effectively into the future. The HERO model encompasses these four characteristics and has been defined as Psychological Capital, an individual’s positive psychological state of functioning that is characterised by: (1) persevering toward goals and, when necessary, adjusting paths towards those goals in order to succeed (Hope); (2) having the confidence to take on challenging tasks and putting in the necessary effort to succeed (Efficacy); (3) when faced with problems and adversity, overcoming them and bouncing back, and even beyond, to achieve success (Resilience); (4) making positive attributions about succeeding now and in the future (Optimism). Together, the psychological resources of Psychological Capital have a greater positive impact on life and work performance than its individual components. In other words, an individual who possesses high levels of all four of these characteristics also consistently performs at a higher level.
Recently, a fifth element has been proposed as part of the model and the starting point to the HERO journey, that of Mindfulness, the ability to intentionally pay full attention to the present moment. A Mindful HERO is thus someone who is able to be fully present in his, or her, current reality in order to step forward with no fear of failure.
How can you find your Mindful HERO within? These Positive Transformation Cards are a coaching tool designed to support you on this journey. They focus on the 5 main skills required for positive internal change. The Mindful HERO journey is about learning how to believe in yourself and to smile whatever the circumstances. This is achieved via a varied selection of beautiful and thought-provoking images and quotes.
The Positive Transformation Cards are divided into 5 categories, in line with the Mindful HERO acronym.
In addition to 60 image cards divided into five categories and the citations on the back of each, the game contains 5 coaching question cards with 12 questions each. These will help you explore the process of positive transformation and activate your Mindful HERO capacities.